Thinkbox Software to Showcase New Deadline Features and Creative Solutions for Autodesk Maya and Autodesk 3ds Max at SIGGRAPH 2013

Los Angeles, CA (July 18, 2013) - Thinkbox Software will preview the latest advancements to its Deadline cross-platform render management solution as well as new and updated plug-ins for Autodesk Maya and Autodesk 3ds Max in its booth (#601) at the SIGGRAPH Conference in Anaheim, Calif. from July 23-25, 2013.

Featured Thinkbox tools will include Deadline 6.1; VMX for Deadline, an extension of Deadline 6.1 that enhances cloud rendering; XMESH MY, a geometry caching solution for Maya; Frost MY, a point cloud meshing solution for Maya; Krakatoa MY 2.3 and Krakatoa MX 2.2, the latest versions of the high-volume particle renderers for Maya and 3ds Max; and Stoke MX 2.0, the newest version of the particle reflow and field manipulation toolkit for 3ds Max.

Throughout the show, Thinkbox developers and customers will deliver demos and training sessions in the Thinkbox booth (#601) to help illustrate the diverse applications and functionality of the solutions. A complete schedule of software demos is provided below:

Tuesday, July 23
10:00am Stoke MX 2.0
11:00am Deadline 6.1
11:30am VMX for Deadline
2:00pm Frost / XMESH
3:30pm Deadline 6.1
4:00pm Krakatoa MY 2.3

Wednesday, July 24
10:00am Deadline 6.1
10:30am VMX for Deadline
12:30pm Deadline 6.1
2:00pm Stoke MX 2.0
3:00pm Krakatoa MY 2.3
3:30pm Frost / XMESH
4:30pm Deadline 6.1
5:30pm VMX for Deadline

Thursday, July 25
10:00am Stoke MX 2.0
11:00am Deadline 6.1
11:30am VMX for Deadline
12:30pm Krakatoa MY 2.3
1:00pm Deadline 6.1

Thinkbox customer presentations include:

“After Earth” with Jason Crosby
Tuesday, July 23 from 12:30pm-1:00pm and 3:00pm-3:30pm

“Man vs Machine” with Gavin Greenwalt, Straightface Studios
Tuesday, July 23 from 1:30pm-2:00pm

“Making Worlds” with Jonathan Harb and Votch Levi, Whiskytree
Tuesday, July 23 from 5:00pm-5:30pm and Thursday, July 25 from 1:30-2:00pm

“Krakatoa SR in Fusion” with Chad Capeland, Anatomical Travelogue
Wednesday, July 24 from 11:30-12:15pm

“Thinkbox Tools in Production” with Makoto Chiba, Magic Pictures
Wednesday, July 24 from 1:00-1:45pm (presented in Japanese)

For more details and a full schedule of Thinkbox’s SIGGRAPH booth activities, please visit:

About Thinkbox Software
Thinkbox Software provides creative solutions for visual artists in entertainment, engineering and design. Developer of high-volume particle renderer Krakatoa and render farm management software Deadline, the team of Thinkbox Software solves difficult production problems with intuitive, well-designed solutions and remarkable support. As an artist-driven company, we create tools that help artists manage their jobs and empower them to create worlds and imagine new realities. Thinkbox was founded in 2010 by Chris Bond, founder of Frantic Films.

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